Location of as-Safira District within Aleppo Governorate
Location in Syria
|• Total||2,850.56 km2 (1,100.61 sq mi)|
as-Safira District (Arabic: منطقة السفيرة, romanized: manṭiqat as-Safīrah) is a district of Aleppo Governorate in northern Syria. Administrative centre is the city of as-Safira. At the 2004 census, the district had a population of 178,293.
The main towns are as-Safira and Khanasir. The main economic activity is agriculture. Since ancient times, as-Safira was a fertile area where grains and other crops were harvested.
The district of as-Safira is divided into five sub-districts or nawāḥī (population as of 2004):
|SY020700||as-Safira Subdistrict||846.37 km²||132,658||as-Safira|
|Tell Aran Subdistrict||Tell Aran|
|SY020701||Khanasir Subdistrict||1,603.98 km²||17,618||Khanasir|
|SY020702||Banan Subdistrict||140.06 km²||17,193||Banan|
|SY020703||al-Hajib Subdistrict||260.16 km²||10,408||al-Hajib|